Emily's Dress and Other Missing Things

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When Claire's best friend Richy went missing, he disappeared without a trace. But when Emily Dickinson's dress goes missing from the Amherst museum, she knows exactly where it is: in her closet.
As Claire and her student teacher, Tate, attempt to figure out what do to about the dress, they begin to uncover the truth behind Richy's disappearing act. Following a trail of clues across state lines, Claire and Tate attempt to find the person that Claire knows is responsible for his disappearance.
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About the author

Kate Burak's stories and poems have been published in the Missouri Review, Western Humanities Review, Gettysburg Review and Fiction. She currently teaches writing at Boston University. Emily's Dress and Other Missing Things is her first novel.
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Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
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Published on
Oct 2, 2012
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Pages
240
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ISBN
9781596438347
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Language
English
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Genres
Young Adult Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
Young Adult Fiction / Romance / General
Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Death & Dying
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